Events For 04/25/2017

7am Tue. Apr. 25

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

Cost: See cost information online

9am-noon Tue. Apr. 25

Start a Small Business in 8 Steps

Topics covered include: are you an entrepreneur, honing an idea, business feasibility, legal structure, permits & zoning, marketing, record-keeping, business plan, and funding. After the class, attendees may request free, one-on-one assistance from Western Dairyland’s Business Development Specialists, including preparing a business plan with financial forecasting to present to lenders.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29 includes materials. Scholarships available for income-eligible individuals.

Age: All Ages

9-10am Tue. Apr. 25

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9-10:30am Tue. Apr. 25

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

Cornell Elementary School 111 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: Age: Birth to age 5

9:30-10:30am Tue. Apr. 25

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

9:30-11:30am Tue. Apr. 25

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Tue. Apr. 25

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10am-5pm Tue. Apr. 25

53rd Annual Spring Art Show - Community Art Exhibit

Over 100 artists from the area submit two and three-dimensional art works each year. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics, and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Tue. Apr. 25

Mini Gardens

Little fingers will have no trouble digging in and making these adorable little gardens. They're perfect to start seedlings in and transplant into home gardens, or simply watch them as the grow on any countertop.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

12:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

PiYo Express

30 minute PiYo workout a great way to get it in during your lunch break.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

3-4:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

4:30pm Tue. Apr. 25


PiYo - group fitness class that combines yoga, pilates and strength into one great low impact workout.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

5:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

Cost: See cost information online

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Apr. 25

Turbo Kick at Dragonfly

Get hooked on the Turbo Kick high with cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Classes are $5 a class, drop-ins welcome. This class is for all fitness levels, with modifications given for low impact and beginners.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best Zumba classes in the area.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

Softball Open Gym Pitching

Join us for our Softball pitching open gym for some extra practice with Coach Wirz. Must have your own catcher.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per participant

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

Young Professionals Week: Museum After Hours

Grab a friend and get ready to explore the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire during this adults-only outing to celebrate Young Professionals Week. Play like a kid again, make project in the Art Café, crawl through BodySmarts, splash around in WaterWorks or hit the Science Bar for an experiment in the Failsafe Fab Lab.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 21-40

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

Karma Yoga Series: Beaver Creek Reserve

Proceeds benefit the Beaver Creek Reserve, which offers 400 acres of diverse habitats to explore filled with a variety of plants and animals. Upland woods, river bottom forests, wetlands and savannah areas are all found at Beaver Creek Reserve.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation-based

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Apr. 25

Buddhist Study Group

One half hour group meditation (personal instruction available) one half hour teaching by Lama Tsultrim Yeshe of Hay River Meditation Center, and one half hour group book discussion and questions. Currently reading Excellent At The Beginning by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. All are welcome at any session, come see for yourself. Please call for more info if needed.

Unitarian Universalist Church 421 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Initial Visits then $25 monthly contribution

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Apr. 25

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6:15-7pm Tue. Apr. 25

KettleBell AMPD

This is a 45 minute class choreographed to music using a 10lbs kettlebell.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

6:30-9pm Tue. Apr. 25

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Tue. Apr. 25

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Spring Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8/class, $20-36 for 5 classes, $28-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

6:30pm Tue. Apr. 25

ecWIT Live in the Spring: "Under the Influence"

Eau Claire's newest reader's theater group, ecWIT (Eau Claire Women in Theater). Fresh off their performances from last fall, the ladies are back with a new lineup. This program will include three pieces: a take on "Romeo & Juliet", a humorous portrayal of what it takes to "get into character", and an original piece.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

6:30-8pm Tue. Apr. 25

Launch Reception for "Color Eau Claire" Coloring Book

A new adult coloring book titled “Color Eau Claire,” featuring 40 images of local places, will be released at this reception. At 7pm, the book’s creator and illustrator Patricia A. Hawkenson will give a book talk and presentation of images to local businesses featured in the book.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Apr. 25

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and all fitness levels are welcome for a 1-hour Zumba workout.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: First class is free, $5 drop-ins

Age: All Ages

6:45-9pm Tue. Apr. 25

Chippewa Valley Area kNOw More

An event to commemorate Sexual Assault Awareness Month, featuring community resources, door prizes, entertainment by D. Janakey, Caitlin McGarvey, and Sniffle Party, and hosts from Clear Water Comedy. Sponsored by Family Support Center and CASA.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Apr. 25

Adult Open Volleyball

A drop-in program for the adult volleyball player.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7pm Tue. Apr. 25

Poetry: Jon Loomis

Esteemed poet and author Jon Loomis will read from his new book, "The Mansion of Happiness."

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Ongoing Events For 04/25/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am